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? >> greta: in the state of virginia they have a different statute which says that you can require people of virginia to buy health care insurance. they got past that standing. that of any value to you here? any advisory value or it is different? >> it's a little different here. advisory value because one of the key issues is whether we have a statute or not, does the state have a right to have such a statute pre-- preemed by the federal government? i will contend that in fact the state's sovereignty is at question. we have the trite pass a similar law to what they did in virginia. the government has said we are going to preempt this whole area. the other thing that is important the interconnectivity is the law. -- of this whole law. >> greta: usually one section gets knocked out the rest of the statute stands. mr. cuccinelli told me in virginia he has found no severability clause. >> even the government concedes this requirement that you have to buy a policy is at the heart of the law if it goes the entire process, the law doesn't work. we find harm to the state in many aspects of this l
and get back in line. >> greta: virginia is bracing for impact as earl heads-up the east coast. steve harrigan joins news virginia beach. -- joins us in virginia beach. >> reporter: the wind getting slightly stronger. not a sense of panic or deep concern. you still have a lot of people walking along the boardwalk even the beach where those white caps are beginning to break. the eye of the storm may pass as far as 100 miles offshore. the governor has declared a state of emergency. no impending sense of crisis. we saw earlier a number of people boarding up with hard plastic or plywood. along the beach many with a sense of curiosity looking to see how high those waves will get. the heart of the storm should come in after midnight. the real concern isn't destroyed buildings that the wind or floods might bring, but the economic effect this is a big weekend here in virginia beach. a large music festival planned as well as a half marathon. tends of thousands expected. they are going to have a tough time arriving during that storm. >> greta: what has the navy been doing along the virginia coa
. republicans unveiled their pledge in a place in virginia that might seem familiar to you. griff jenkins has that report. >> reporter: last month we came to the lumber company in northern virginia so our viewers could hear from the business owner craig about his struggles. today, the entire gop leadership who hopes to have the majority after november 2nd, descended upon his lumberyard to unveil their pledge to america. >> we are here today to put forth a new governing an agenda. built by listening to the american people that offers a new way forward. >> reporter: we caught up with craig to see what has he did changed and how he feels at being at the center of political attention. you were concerned about tax cuts expiring. now you have the entire gop leadership in your backyard. what has changed since we last spoke? how do you feel about what the republicans had to say? >> the republicans have been accused of being the party of no and not having ideas. now they've put something out there for the public to understand and what will happen if they get elected this november. great to have someon
earl for over a week. when earl passed through the virgin islands, steve was there. past virginia beach last night, steve was=h there. steve is there. steve, how are the conditions right now? >> reporter: we areóyv' holdingp fine starting to feel those first outer bands. the eye is expected to hit well offshore. we are getting sideways rain and bigger waves. all day it has been a debate in cape cod and nantucket, how hard the storm was going to hit? how much preparation people should take? throughout the day we've seen people on the fence. some deciding to pull their boats out of the harbor others deciding to leave them in. houses and stores boarded. one of the big concerns is trees going down, which could knock electricity out. so far we've seen a number of measure taken, including moving 50 emergency electricity vehicles to this island to make sure they have emergency power should the lies go out here something that has happened in storms passed. james jay a lot of people are there for the -- >> jamie: a lot of people are there for the holiday how has the storm change from the first
boys. patrick murray running for congress in virginia. state auditor in missouri. i think we need to focus on november and worry about the longer term after that i think it is worth thinking about, absolutely. >> greta: ambassador, thank you. we have more to talk about iran, of course the clock is running down. thank you sir. next, the best of the rest. hillary clinton for president in 2012? why is a new political ad making waves? find out next. >> here's a tip, don't mess with new jersey governor chris christie. another classic confrontation caught on tape. >> iron mike tyson is a former champ but this news will change his life even more. stay tuned. or, like fortinet, you can dream it and do it. fortinet lists on nasdaq, the world's most innovative can-do exchange. >> greta: here is the best of the rest. this could be awkward at cabinet meetings. this new ad paid for by a chicago dentist. >> greta: on the record spoke to the dentist. he thinks americans have buyer's remorse about president obama and his ad shows what people are already thinking. the ad is running in louisiana an
it would be deficit nutra. that's being attacked. it's down with 20-odd states. have you virginia and missouri. also, the funding's being attacked. i don't know how the courts are going to rule. but the funding aspect is being questioned. >> i'm not a lawyer. >> greta: quit bragging! >> but it's a dangerous precedent to allow the united states congress to mandate on you on what product or service have you to buy with your money. it's assumed we can tax and you spend the money. but we have never crossed that line in the commerce clause. >> greta: that's the one thing it wasn't called, a tax in court, and the lawyers are calling it a tax for the government to get it within the taxing power of the government. but the flip side plays games with the words as well. >> here's the problem with the individual mandate. first of all, it's a new penalty and a new mandate, which i believe to be unconstitutional. second, the way this is constructed, you don't have to buy insurance, pay a penalty if you are caught. the penalty, $695. so what logical consumer will buy insurance until they get sic
and whether states had passed a law like virginia did that prohibited citizens or states from being required to pay for insurance. there was some discussion about whether any had done that prior to this lawsuit being filed? utah did file it. the judge said it only takes one so maybe it will be utah. most extraordinary today the surprising thing that happened from the government, as you know, this 2700 pages it talks about commerce clause, commerce clause, authority. the judge pointed out that's not what they -- they were saying it is not a tax. she said even the president said this is not a tax. then, the government's attorney says yeah but, it is a tax. >> greta: explain why it makes a difference whether it is called a tax or penalty? lawyers get hung up on words -- ash what is the legal difference in this case? >> what we are talk about is states' rights, 10th amendment versus federal government. this is not in their enumerated power to tax individuals or require to you buy individual insurance. >> greta: the feds do not have? >> do not have that authority. so they have to look somewhere e
virginia fighting for his life trying to get elected to robert byrd's senate seat thought they should be extend. i've introduced permanent law current tax rate and avoid a tax increase in the middle of a investigation. >> greta: give me a realistic timetable. what is gonna happen ? >> it is hard to answer the hypothetical, because the democrats are in the majority. they got to decide whether they want to have this debate now. it could occur after the election. if they want to have the debate now about the appropriateness of raising taxes in the middle of a recession we are happy to have that debate. >> greta: it is not going to happen is that the message? >> i done know i think it will be up to the majority to decide whether we have this debate now or later. it needs to be had, because at the end of the year, taxes will go up for everyone, none of us think that's a good idea. >> greta: what about what leader boehner said in the house? he said i hate to try to quote him often top of my head, he said if he had to or something, if it came to that, he would vote for limiting the extension
weather an lawyer. brace yourself north carolina and virginia declaring state of emergency. he's violent and mean hurricane earl is coming at you, if you live on the east coast. national hurricane center is extending warning through massachusetts. the hurricane is back at cat 4 and is expected to blast north carolina thursday night around friday morning not expected to make landfall could bring winds of more than 100 miles per hour with it, lots of rain and high surf. after north carolina earl is predicted to continue barreling north soaking spots like martha's vineyard annan tuck tkhefplt could be a rough labor day weekend for many. log on to foxnews.com/weather. >>> terrifying hostage situation at the discovery channel's building in maryland. here's the story as it happened. >> reporters of maryland, discovery channel building evacuated. there are records of possible hostage situation. >> reporting a male carrying, this is coming across the wires, possible bomb device barricaded inside discovery building with hostages. >> the man who identified himself to me as an engineer at the disco
next stop was virginia beach, much easier to get around, the eye of the storm further off. here people have had some time to chart the path of the storm and to take planning measures. people are careful about boarding up and planning. of course, they are use to the strong winds in the winter with the nor'easters. >> we hope they will heed the call and take all precautions. steve, thanks for bringing us the story. we will go back tulater in the hour. now we want to go to rich reichmuth at the fox extreme weather center with the latest on this storm's path. rick, this storm first. then i want to ask but what is next? >> reporter: you bet. earl was such a formidable storm and you can see the cold front moving in. that's what is driving this off towards the east. we have another 8 hours to get through. then we will be done with earl and we will set up for a pretty nice weekend. but very rough conditions across the southeastern area of new england. eastern end of long island is about done with some storm as well. but it continues to pull off to the northeast. and the center's going to be 80
like business owners we met with this week in virginia are struggling with the rising cost of health insurance. in many cases small businesses and family farmers want to provide health insurance for their employees but they can't afford it. as premiums continue to rise it becomes worse. we need health care reform based on consumer choice. allow the american people and businesses to health insurance across state lines the way they purchase other forms of insurance and you will see a new marketplace develop and costs come down. >> greta: why can't you go across state lines? i heard that from governor pawlenty this week and i heard it a number of times. why can't you shop for your health insurance? what is the impediment is there a legal impediment? >> it is the way it has evolved over time health insurance has been regulated on a state by state basis. essentially it becomes a one-state market for every american. we can reform that. we can allow the american people -- >> greta: why hasn't that happened. i can imagine democrats, republicans that small aspect we've had that problem for so
neutral, you have virginia, missouri, also that funding is being atack, i don't know how the courts are going to rule, the funding aspect is being attacked. >> i'm not a lawyer -- >> greta: quit bragging! >> it is a dangerous precedent to allow the u.s. congress to mandate to you on what product or service you have to buy with your money. it has always been assumed we can tax you and spend the money. we have never crossed that line in the commerce clause. >> greta: that was the one thing it want called a tax. now in court the lawyers are calling it a tax, interesting. the flip side plays games with the words as well. >> here's the problem with the individual mandate. new penalty on individuals and new mandate which i believe to be unconstitutional. second, the way in is constructed, you don't have to buy insurance just pay a penalty if you are caught. $695. what logical consumer is going to buy insurance -- >> greta: rather game it economically maybe not morally. thank you. >> next, is the government getting in the way of the stimulus? what does that mean? that report is next. >> di
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